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HMS student advances to state geography bee

Hillsboro Middle School eighth-grader Grant Knoll will compete in the 2011 Kansas Geographic Bee, April 1 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene.

Grant won the school bee Jan. 12 and took a qualifying test. With a score in the top 100 in Kansas, he qualified for the state bee.

The winner of the state bee will receive a $100, “The Complete National Geographic” on DVD, and a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the national bee May 24 and 25 at the National Geographic Society headquarters.

Darrel and Lenna Knoll are Grant’s parents.

Last modified March 16, 2011